Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3046 (Humors of Bandon)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||Mode ?|
|Set dance||48||G Major|
Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[PKlly] Patrick Kelly. Patrick Kelly From Cree. Fiddle Music. Patrick Kelly (fiddle).
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle). For this tune: with Mick Moloney (mandolin).
[LC 1] Liz Carroll. A Friend Indeed. Liz Carroll (fiddle).
[FR] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. The Funny Reel. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano).
[JCrehan] Junior Crehan. The Last House in Ballymakea. Junior Crehan (fiddle, vocals, concertina). For this tune: Junior Crehan (fiddle).
[MCnnly] Mick Conneely. Selkie. Mick Conneely (fiddle, bouzouki).
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[JOSe] Jimmí Ó Sé. Malairt Poirt ó Fionntrá. Jimmí Ó Sé (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (C melodeon).
[BMc 2] Billy McComiskey. Outside the Box. Billy McComiskey (accordion). For this tune: with Mick Moloney (banjo).
Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
|As tune #786 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #977 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #272 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #109 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|On page 224 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
|As setd #9 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #297 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?